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Civil Department Legal Assistant

Applicants for the Civil Department's legal assistant position must have significant paralegal experience to include a minimum of a bachelor’s degree and five years of experience as a legal secretary, legal assistant or paralegal to be considered for employment. Additionally, applicants must have experience handling correspondence, calendaring, electronic filing, and propounding and organizing discovery for multiple attorneys.

The successful candidate must have advanced computer skills and the ability to prepare and finalize basic pleadings. All applicants should know how to create templates for pleadings and briefs for the Arkansas Appellate Courts and the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals. Some experience with electronic filing, fax filing and trial-based software is preferred. All applicants must be able to type, edit and proofread documents.

To apply, submit the following items by 5 p.m. on April 8, 2020.

  • resume and three legal references
  • copy of college transcript
  • copy of paralegal certification (if applicable)
  • cover letter that includes salary requirement

Public Protection Legal Assistant

The Public Protection Department is seeking an experienced legal assistant. Candidates must have a minimum of three years legal assistant experience working in a law firm or similar professional environment. Extensive experience working with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook software is a must. Candidates must have superior organization skills and the ability to manage large volumes of documents. A positive attitude and eagerness to integrate with a team of committed professionals to assist Arkansas consumers is a priority.

Deadline for receipt of resumes is 5 p.m. on March 27, 2020.


The Office of the Attorney General is an equal opportunity employer.

State of Arkansas job applications will not be accepted in lieu of resumes.

Apply by submitting required information and documents at one of the following options:

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge
Human Resources
323 Center Street, Suite 200
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201
positions@arkansasag.gov
Fax: 501-682-3439

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